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Manufacture Amphetamine/ Methylamphetamine/ Commercial Quantity -

State Offence

s.24(2) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - manufacture commercial quantity

s.33(2) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) - maximum penalty 20y

Commercial quantity - 250g

(Large commercial quantity: Amphetamines - 1kg / Methamphetamines – 500g after 1.9.2015)

Standard Non-Parole Period (offence committed on or after 1.2.2003) – 10 years

Case
(age if known)

OffenceAmountPleaOriginal SentenceAppealRecordFacts

Arikan

(41)

[1999] NSWCCA 331

Knowingly take part in manufacture comm qty PG18m PDCrown ADnil

Involved in Kalache organisation - assisted in manufacture of two quantities of drugs - motivated by friendship for co-offender and small amount of cannabis - minor role

Suffering from depression - strong subjective case

Campbell

(39)

[1999] NSWCCA 332

Manufacture comm qty PG

MT 18m

AT 6m

ADprior convictionsInvolved with Kalache - obtained 13,740 boxes of Sudafed tablets to be used in manufacture of drugs - assisted in opening packets aware Sudafed would be used for manufacture of amphetamines - involvement at lower end of scale.

Elfar

(2000) 115 A Crim R 64

Knowingly take part in manufacture comm qtyNo established amountVG

MT 2y 4m

AT 2y 6m

AD Involved in ordering equipment for manufacture - commercial quantity based on quantity of ingredients seized by police.

Jaouhar

(17)

[2003] NSWCCA 266

Knowingly concerned in manufacture comm qty

 

Sched:

Supply 3.5g

Agree to supply

Street value $1m

PG

(25%)

6y

NPP 3y

ADBreached bond for aggravated robberyActive participant in production process

Hansel

(60)

[2004] NSWCCA 436

2 x Knowingly take part in manufacture comm qtyNo established amount

PG

(25%)

12m

NPP 9m

Wholly suspended

Crown ADPriors for drug offences, inc supply

Large scale production of amphetamines in house – 3 co-offenders

Court dismissed appeal in exercise of discretion - Very poor health – ongoing treatment required.

Diesing

(38)

 

 

Ackland

(38)

 

[2007] NSWCCA 326

Conspiracy to manufacture comm qtyNot stated

PG

(20%)

 

 

PG

(20%)

10y 6m

NPP 7y 6m

 

 

10y

NPP 7y

AA

8y 9m

NPP 6y 6m

 

AA

8y 5m

NPP 6y

Drug offences – breached parole

 

Nil relevant

Involved in large scale operation to manufacture methylamphetamines – interstate operation over 5 months – financial gain

D – cook – involved in obtaining ingredients and establishing manufacturing process

A – primary link between interstate conspirators

Lin

[2007] NSWCCA 368

Knowingly take part in manufacture comm qty

 

Sched:

Possess cocaine

 

PG

(25%)

8y

NPP 6y

AA

6y

NPP 4y

Nil

Role of labourer / aider and abetter – co offenders manufactured drugs from residential premises - assisted with general tasks.

Appeal allowed on parity ground.

Mammone

[2013] NSWCCA 325

 

 

 

 

 

Co-offender:
MAMMONE

Manufacture comm qty

 

Knowingly take part in supply comm qty methylamphetamine

 

2 x firearms offences

 

Possess pill press

Est 995g

PG

25%

20%

9y 8m

NPP 5y 9m

 

Total

9y 8m

NPP 6y 5m

AA

Total:

9y 1m

NPP 6y 1m

 

SPP 10 years

Involved in manufacturing at rural property – no drugs seized – discussion as to intention to supply recorded

Mammone

[2013] NSWCCA 95

 

 

 

 

Co-offender:
MAMMONE

Manufacture comm qty

 

Supply comm qty methylamphetamine

 

Sched:

8 offences

Est 995g

PG

(20%)

10y

NPP 6y 2m

 

FT 4y 6m

 

Total

10y

NPP 6y 8m

ADDrug and firearm convictions – on bail for firearm and drug convictions

SPP 10 years

Involved in manufacturing at rural property – large and sophisticated clandestine laboratory in isolated area – relatively large workforce – essentially a principal in manufacturing operation playing organisational role which included recruiting others and overseeing manufacture with view to selling end product - mid range seriousness - discussion as to intention to supply recorded

Last Updated: 3.7.2017

 

 

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